The Silent Passage: Menopause

About the Book

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Gail Sheehy’s landmark bestseller lifted the taboo which had silenced people from even uttering the word “menopause.”  The Silent Passage became the bible for women in middle life.  Since it was published in the early 1990s, Gail Sheehy, a member of the board the New York Menopause Research Foundation, has been at the forefront of the newest research on menopause.

She has continued to interview countless women throughout the country on the subject. In this revised and expanded edition, she presents essential new data in chapters on The Perimenopause Panic, Menopause in the Workplace, Estrogen and Brain Power, and New Frontiers in Treatment. Candid, enlightening, inspiring, and witty, with the latest information on everything from early menopause to Chinese medicine and natural remedies, The Silent Passage is an indispensable reference for every woman.